Department of Urology

For more than 70 years, all medical students in Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) have been receiving training in urology. Essentials of urology that every medical student should know before graduating from medical school have been considered in a standardized curriculum, and all students will learn the key principles and practices in urology necessary for every practicing physician to know and apply throughout their medical careers.



Urology is a surgical specialty pertinent to disorders of male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. A wide variety of clinical problems are dealt with in urology and in addition to surgical skills, knowledge of internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology etc. is also required. 



The Department of Urology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences provides a complete range of urologic sub-specialties including urologic oncology, reconstructive urology, pediatric urology, endourology, and andrology and kidney transplantation. For over 70 years, our team, consisting 25 of part-time and full-time faculty, post-graduate residents and fellows have been committed to providing exceptional, personalized patient care. Urology specialists at Tehran University of Medical Sciences have founded many improvements in the treatment of various urological disorders. Our internationally acclaimed urologists are also involved in various innovative basic and clinical research programs.


Urology department at Tehran University of Medical Sciences is divided into the following five centers focusing on different urological subspecialties:

  1. Imam Khomeini Hospital (Urology ward: Center for Comprehensive Urologic Oncology)
  2. Sina Hospital (Urology ward 1: center for Endourology and Urolaparoscopy)
  3. Sina Hospital (Urology ward 2: Center for Kidney Transplantation)
  4. Shariati Hospital (Urology ward: Center for Andrology)
  5. Children Medical Center (Center for Pediatric Urology)


The department of urology at Tehran University of medical sciences is committed to providing highest level of care for patients, educating the future leaders in the field of urology and organizing innovative research programs. The department is also involved in preparing national guidelines for urological disorders. We welcome change and continually seek more efficient ways to achieve our goals.


Research Opportunities

Tehran university of Medical Sciences has pioneered many advances in the field of urology and currently three prestigious research centers, affiliated with the department, expand the opportunities for faculty members and post-graduate residents/fellows:

  1. Pediatric Urology and Regenerative Medicine Research Center
  2. Urology Research Center
  3. Uro-Oncology Research Center


Faculty Members and Research Interests

  • Dr. Seyed Mohammad Kazem Aghamir: Endourology
  • Dr. Hamed Akhavizadegan: Andrology
  • Dr. Erfan Amini: Urologic Oncology
  • Dr. Hamid Arshadi: Pediatric Urology
  • Dr. Mohsen Ayati: Urologic Oncology
  • Dr. Hossein Dialameh: Reconstructive Urology
  • Dr. Seyyed Mohammad Ghahestani: Pediatric Urology
  • Dr. Fateme Guitynavard: Female Urology
  • Dr. Shahram Gooran: Kidney Transplantation
  • Dr. Seyed Reza Hosseini: Endourology
  • Dr. Seyed Hassan Inanloo: Endourology
  • Dr. Hassan Jamshidian: Urologic Oncology
  • Dr. Abdol-Mohammad: Kajbafzadeh: Pediatric Urology
  • Dr. Seyed Mohammad: Kazemeyni Andrology
  • Dr. Abdolrasool Mehrsai: Kidney Transplantation
  • Dr. Seyed Saeed Modaresi: Endourology
  • Dr. Mohammad Ghasem Mohseni: Female Urology
  • Dr. Seyed Ali Momeni: Urologic Oncology
  • Dr. Gholam Hossein Naderi: Kidney Transplantation
  • Dr. Mohammad Reza Nikoobakht: Endourology/Transplantation
  • Dr. Mohammad Reza Nowroozi: Urologic Oncology
  • Dr. Mehdi Kardoust Parizi: Urologic Oncology
  • Dr. Gholamreza Pourmand: Kidney Transplantation
  • Dr. Ali Razi: Urologic Oncology
  • Dr. Mohammad Ali Sedighi Gilani: Andrology
  • Dr. Mohsen Taherimahmoudi: Kidney Transplantation
  • Dr. Seyed Reza Yahyazadeh: Kidney Transplantation


Facilities and Equipment

Pediatric Urology and Regenerative Medicine Research Center, a prestigious research center (located at children medical center, center of excellence for pediatrics) provides, a unique opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty members to participate in cutting edge research in the field of pediatric urology and regenerative medicine. Research center houses well equipped laboratories and access to animal facilities.


Head of Department

Dr. Mohammad Reza Nikoobakht

Telefax: (+98 21) 6312538


Mailing Address: Imam Khomeini St. Hassan Abad Square, Sina Hospital, Tehran, Iran - Postal Code: 1136746911 


Contact Person

Dr. Erfan Amini        

Telefax: (+98 21) 6312538


Mailing Address: Keshavarz Blvd., Gharib St., Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Department of Urology, Tehran, Iran - Postal Code: 1419733141